|The Air Race|
The Air Race, a 1933 Willie Whopper cartoon from Ub Iwerks. (BxW)
Keywords: flying; airplane; animation
Downloads: 29,353 (4 reviews)
|World at War (Part I) - U.S. Office of War Information|
Portrayal of the steps that led up to Pearl Harbor and total mobilization of World War II.
Keywords: World War II: General
Downloads: 36,955 (3 reviews)
|Rainy Night in the Bell Tent - The Dongas Tribe (and friends)|
A selection of folk tunes from Brittany, France, Corsica, Ukraine, Armenia, Ireland, Wales, etc. recorded spontaneously by the nomadic Dongas Tribe in a bell tent in woods at Ventongimps near Perranzabuloe in Cornwall one rainy night in autumn 1997. This is the best recording known to exist of the Cornwall-period Dongas.
Keywords: Brittany; Breton; Breton folk; Breton folkdance; Breton traditional; traditional Breton; French; French traditional; traditional French; French folk; French folkdance; Corsica; Corsican; Corsican folk; Corsican traditional; traditional Corsican; traditional; Ukraine; Ukranian; traditional Ukranian; Ukranian traditional; Ukranian folk; Armenian; traditional Armenian; Armenia; Armenian traditional; Armenian folk; Ireland; Irish; Irish folk; Irish trad; Irish traditional; traditional Irish; Wales; Welsh; Welsh folk; Welsh traditional; traditional Welsh; Donga; Dongas; Donga tribe; Dongas tribe; Cornwall; organic; lofi; lo-fi; folkdance; free psych-folk; free psychfolk; free psych folk; drone; droning; psychedelic; psychedelia; Celtic; tribal; mandola; saz; baglama; melodeon
Downloads: 15,255 (5 reviews)
|BBS: The Documentary - Jason Scott|
Long before the Internet escaped from the lab, connected the planet and redefined what it meant to use a computer there was a brave and pioneering band of computer users who spent their time, money and sanity setting up their home computers and phone lines to welcome anyone who called. By using a modem, anyone else who knew the phone number of these computers could connect to them, leave messages, send and recieve files......
Keywords: bbs; documentary; jason scott; computer history
Downloads: 13,860 (4 reviews)
|Hep Cat Symphony|
A group of mice living within the walls of a house forms an orchestra. However, the music disturbs the cat who also lives there, so the cat sets out to eliminate the mice. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Keywords: Classic cartoon; 1940s; Noveltoon
Downloads: 57,308 (3 reviews)
|Red Skelton NBC no guest|
Red Skelton NBC no guest
Keywords: Red Skelton; Classic TV
Downloads: 6,433 (4 reviews)
|Archer Fiddle Recordings of 2008 (Sound Re-mixed Collection) - Jerald Franklin Archer (b.1964)|
A complete collection of 40 tunes recorded throughout 2008 and re-mixed for optimum sound on 12/01/08 using Adobe Audition 1.0. This collection is of all of my fiddle and violin recordings that have been deposited on the Archive, but as I am having great difficulty accessing my files in order to replace them with the new re-mixed sound file, I have opted to offer them in a complete collection in a Zip file...
Keywords: English; dance; folk; baroque; collection; collections; classical; jerald; franklin; archer; 5; five; string; violin; music; improvised; lament; laments; Celtic; Ireland; Irish; improv; improvisation; improvisational; improvisatory; vocal; opera; aria; arias; freeform; improvised; improvising; acoustic; home; recording; recordings; MP3; Jerald; Franklin; Archer; J; F; Folk; Country; contra; dancing; square; Fiddle; tune; tunes; Old time; bluegrass; original; strathspey; stratspeys; jig; jigs; hornpipe; hornpipes; reels; reel; air; airs; Scottish; Scotland; traditional; colonial; American
Downloads: 384 (5 reviews)
|Shock Troops of Disaster: The Story of the New England Hurricane - U.S. Work Projects Administration|
WPA workers mobilize to help New England recover from the effects of the disastrous 1938 hurricane.
Keywords: Weather: Hurricanes
Downloads: 19,416 (7 reviews)
|December 7th - John Ford|
"December 7th," directed by John Ford, begins with the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, nicknamed "the Navy's hundred million dollar fist." Authentic footage of the invasion is mixed with reenactments to provide a complete portrait of the events of that fateful day. An extended sequence pays tribute to the American soldiers killed in the attack, many of whom are individually profiled, complete with testimonials offered by surviving family members...
Downloads: 20,443 (5 reviews)
|Battle of Lanka - Nina Paley|
Epirode 4 of Nina Paley's animated feature-in-progress, Sita Sings the Blues. Rama, Hanuman and the Monkey army have crossed the sea to Lanka to rescue the captive Sita from the demon king Ravana and his Rakshasas.
Keywords: animation, cartoon, Sita, Hanshaw, Ramayana, Sitayana, Nina Paley, Sita Sings the Blues
Downloads: 26,656 (8 reviews)
|The Fighting Lady - William Wyler|
"The Fighting Lady," directed by William Wyler, provides a portrait of life on a World War II aircraft carrier, a vessel that is "enormous, wonderful, and strange to us." After profiling the various activities of the soldiers' day and following the ship's voyage through the Panama Canal, the film takes the audience through a litany of actual combat engagements. The Fighting Lady participates in a strike on the Marcus Islands, then defends itself against a surprise nighttime raid by Japanese figh...
Downloads: 570,266 (7 reviews)
|This is your Life: Hanna Bloch Kohner - Ralph Edwards|
Hanna Bloch Kohner - Holocaust survivor. Broadcast live on NBC-TV May 27th 1953.
Keywords: This is your Life; Hanna Bloch Kohner; Holocaust; Survivor; World War Two; Classic TV
Downloads: 3,580 (5 reviews)
|Billion Dollar Limited|
You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Keywords: superman; animation
Downloads: 43,458 (7 reviews)
|Private SNAFU - The Home Front|
Private Snafu imagines the good times his family is having back home while he's stationed in the Arctic. Technical Fairy First Class shows that even his family is helping with the war effort - his dad building tanks, his mom planting a Victory Garden, Grandpa riveting battleships, and his girl joining the WAC's and even the family's horse is pitching in. This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale th...
Keywords: military; animation; Private SNAFU
Downloads: 34,436 (6 reviews)
|The Battle of Midway - John Ford|
"The Battle of Midway," directed by John Ford, provides a relatively brief account of the Japanese attack of American ships at Midway atoll. The film is comprised mostly of authentic footage from the battle, with dramatic narration by Henry Fonda. "Behind every cloud, there may be an enemy," he intones as American fighter pilots search the sky. The rest of the film mocks Emporer Tojo of Japan and portrays him as ruthless, bombing hospitals and churches as he tries to conquer the Pacific.
Downloads: 122,568 (8 reviews)
This is the very first episode of the Net Cafe series. It was shot on location at a cybercafe in San Francisco called CoffeeNet. It looks at the hacker culture and their influence on the early growth of the internet. Guests include Dan Farmer, author of SATAN and COPS; Eliaz Levi (aka Aleph 1), webmaster of underground.org and Bugtraq; also "Omega" and "White Knight" from Cult of the Dead Cow. Originally broadcast in 1996.
Keywords: CDC; r00t; Def Con
Downloads: 35,549 (10 reviews)
|Why We Fight: The Battle of Britain - Frank Capra|
"The Battle of Britain," Chapter IV of Frank Capra's "Why We Fight" series, begins after Hitler's conquest of Western Europe. Once firmly in control of the parts of France and Norway closest to Great Britain, the Nazis commence their massive air assault on the British isles. Outnumbered six to one, the fighters of the Royal Air Force defend their skies against the Luftwaffe for close to four months...
Downloads: 45,951 (8 reviews)
|To Hear Your Banjo Play|
Presents the origin of the banjo, the development of southern folk music and its influence upon Americans. Pete Seeger plays his banjo and narrates the story. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: American folk music
Downloads: 26,506 (12 reviews)
|NBC News (17/March/1949)|
NBC News Room Chicago - Clifton Utley The News on March 17, 1949 included: - Willis-Overland Cuts Car Prices By 10%, - New Rent Bill Increase Prices 10%, - Italian Communists Riot To Block The Atlantic Pact, - Truman To Give News Conference, - Pullman Strike Set For March 31st, - Sports News, ...
Keywords: Classic TV; Live TV; 1949; NBC; 1940's Television; Kinescope; Clifton Utley; News
Downloads: 14,329 (12 reviews)
|Rock, Rock, Rock - Max Rosenberg|
Taken from IMDB: A young teenage girl desperately tries to earn enough money to buy a dress for a school rock and roll dance. This early rock and roll feature includes an appearance by disc jockey Alan Freed, and performances by artists including Chuck Berry, LaVern Baker, and Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
Keywords: Rock Music; Teen
Downloads: 109,747 (14 reviews)
|[Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire, A] - Miles Brothers|
PLEASE NOTE: A much higher-quality DV version (2.3 GB) now available at http://www.archive.org/details/TripDownMarketStreetrBeforeTheFire Pictures San Francisco's main thoroughfare as seen from the front window of a moving Market Street cable car, before the downtown area was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. This unusual record has been called the first "structural film" because it follows exactly the externally imposed structure of the car ride...
Keywords: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical; Transportation: Cable cars; Landscapes: Cultural
Downloads: 80,644 (34 reviews)
|Sita Sings the Blues - Nina Paley|
Sita is a goddess separated from her beloved Lord and husband Rama. Nina is an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by email. Three hilarious shadow puppets narrate both ancient tragedy and modern comedy in this beautifully animated interpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana. Set to the 1920's jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw, Sita Sings the Blues earns its tagline as "the Greatest Break-Up Story Ever Told."
Downloads: 525,148 (51 reviews)
|Nazi Concentration Camps|
**This film contains extremely graphic scenes of human suffering, please exercise caution when viewing.** Compilation footage of Nazi concentration camps in the immediate aftermath of World War II. The footage was gathered by the US Department of Defense as part of the effort to conduct war crimes trials. This copy was dubbed from a video copy at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. National Archives Identifiers: ARC: 43452 NAIL: 238.2
Keywords: nazi; war; world war II; concentration camp
Downloads: 491,713 (86 reviews)
|My Japan - U.S. Treasury Department|
Complex and disturbing anti-Japanese propaganda film produced to spur the sale of U.S. war bonds. CONTENT ADVISORY: Explicit racism and extreme violence.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Propaganda; World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 251,018 (94 reviews)